German Federal Ecodesign Award

Call for Entries 2021

Innovative and pioneering ideas wanted!

The Federal Ecodesign Award invites companies of all sizes and sectors, students and creative professionals to participate and submit their projects online until 12 April!

Take part and celebrate ten years of the Federal Ecodesign Award with us in 2021!

CN-BC Meetup

Market Entry China

Our next CN-BC "Go to China" meet-up, the second part of our series on China market entry strategies, will take place via Zoom on January 19 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am (CET).

We will welcome three of our network partners. In addition, two Berlin-based companies, Sustify and büro+staubach, will report on their start in China..

IDZ Compact Training

Job Clarification

Investing in the beginning – this helps to avoid misunderstandings and annoyance. It releases energy for creativity and builds trust.

In February 2021, we will again offer an online compact training with IDZ coach and wirDesign co-founder Andreas Viedt with a total of four dates. A Zoom conference on January 28 gives you the opportunity to briefly get to know the program and the coach in person.


Call for Entries: Federal Ecodesign Award 2021

Innovative and sustainable concepts, services and ...

Tue, 1/19
9.00 am–10.30 am

Berlin China

Virtuel „Go to China digital Meet up // Market entry strategies ...

Thu, 1/28
4.00 pm–5.00 pm


UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse

Panel Talks

International Design Forum #IDF22

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion




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People-Centered Design

»The broader one’s understanding of the human experience is, the better designs we will have.«
Steve Jobs

Sustainable Design

»The quality of drafts is the quality of the world.«
Otl Aicher

Network & Business Innovation

»To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit – it is to add value and meaning.« Paul Rand

Berlin & China

Cooperation Network

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Network for Design Knowledge & Expertise

About IDZ

Design is a people-centered approach to create positive change.

IDZ members

introduce themselves

Anfang 2020 haben wir begonnen, in unserem monatlichen Newsletter ein IDZ-Mitglied des Monats vorzustellen.

Wir haben inzwischen vier dieser Beiträge auf der Website gesammelt, und hoffen, mit der Zeit einen interessanten Einblick in unsere Mitgliederstruktur zu geben.

50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.